Mental Illnesses Linked to Higher Substance Dependence and Abuse

Mental illness experienced by adults aged 18 and above is defined as having a diagnosable emotional, mental, or behavioral disorder. According to a national report, 45.9 million (around 20%) Americans in this age group was diagnosed with mental illness in the past year. Among this number, 30% were aged 18 to 25 years while 14.3% […]